There are 5 ways to get from Pula to Cres by taxi, car ferry, bus, night bus, ferry, bus and ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Taxi, line 334 car ferry, bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pula to Brestova
  2. Take the line 334 car ferry from Brestova to Porozina 334
  3. Take the bus from Porozina to Cres

Cheapest option

Catamaran, line 9308 Catamaran  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Pula to Unije 9141
  2. Take the line 9308 Catamaran from Unije to Cres 9308

$4 - $6

3 alternative options

Night bus, Catamaran  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the night bus from Pula to Rijeka 940
  2. Take the Catamaran from Rijeka to Cres 9308

$10 - $17

Bus, bus and ferry  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Pula to Opatija 940 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Opatija to Cres

Drive, line 332 car ferry  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Pula to Valbiska
  2. Take the line 332 car ferry from Valbiska to Merag 332

$20 - $31

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pula to Cres is to Catamaran and line 9308 Catamaran which costs 29 kn - 40 kn and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pula to Cres is to drive and line 332 car ferry which costs 120 kn - 200 kn and takes 2 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pula to Cres. However, there are services departing from Pula and arriving at Cres via Opatija. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Pula to Cres. However, there are services departing from Pula and arriving at Cres via Unije. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Pula and Cres is 45 km.

The best way to get from Pula to Cres without a car is to taxi and line 334 car ferry and bus which takes 3 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Pula to Cres, including transfers.

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Pula to Cres bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Pula station.

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Pula to Cres bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Cres station.

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There are 3700+ hotels available in Cres. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pula to Cres.
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  • Distance: 28.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

What companies run services between Pula, Croatia and Cres, Croatia?

There is no direct connection from Pula to Cres. However, you can take the taxi to Brestova, take the line 334 car ferry to Porozina, then take the bus to Cres. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Pula to Cres via Rijeka and Rijeka in around 3 h 44 min.

Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Porozina to Cres
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Pula to Opatija
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus and ferry from Opatija to Cres
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Pula to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Pula to Opatija
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Pula to Opatija
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Pula to Opatija
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Brestova to Porozina
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$1 - $3
Ferry from Rijeka to Cres
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$4 - $7
Ferry from Unije to Cres
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$4 - $6
Car ferry from Valbiska to Merag
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$1 - $3
Catarman Line d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)21 352 527
Email
info@catamaran-line.hr
Website
catamaran-line.hr
Ferry from Pula to Unije
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
catamaran-line.hr
Other operators
Taxi from Pula to Brestova
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Taxi Pula
Phone
+385 98 440 844
Website
taxipula.com
Pula Taxi & Bus
Phone
+385 21 312 594
Website
pula-taxi.net

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